Tendulkar sets world record with double-century

GWALIOR: India''s Sachin Tendulkar became the world''s first batsman to smash a double-century in one-day internationals, achieving the feat against South Africa on Wednesday.

The 36-year-old was unbeaten on 200 in the last over.

Pakistan''s Saeed Anwar and Zimbabwe''s Charles Coventry had jointly held the record with 194.

Anwar made that score against India in May 1997 while Coventry hit 194 not out against Bangladesh last year.